Smashing Magazine | Web Design & Development
According to Ian Carrington, Google’s mobile and social advertising sales director, speaking at Mobile Marketing Live back in 2012, more people in the world have access to a smartphone t
Everyone loves a great icon set. Today, we're honored to present to you two sets of office and business icons that can come in handy when designing apps, websites as well as for print.
There’s no shortage of performance advice, is there? The elephant in the room is the fact that it’s challenging to interpret: Everything comes with caveats and disclaimers, and sometim
What's happening in the industry? What important techniques have emerged recently? What about new case studies, insights, techniques and tools? Our dear friend Anselm Hannemann is keeping
We always try our best to cater for fresh inspiration and well, we have found a very effective way to do so: desktop wallpapers that are a little more distinctive than the usual crowd. Sin
456 Berea St. | Web Standards
Most web developers currently use vendor prefixes in CSS to enable certain features in some browsers. That’s fine, but sometimes I see code examples and prefix-adding tools that go a bit overboard w
In a couple of recent projects I’ve faced designs where the main navigation bar gave me more trouble than usual. These are the prerequisites that make the problem tricky to solve: The navbar is f
Over six years ago I wrote a short post about preventing HTML tables from becoming too wide. The solutions I offered in that post involve using table-layout:fixed to lock down the width of tables. Whi
When trying to force an element to always extend to the height of its parent I ran into some peculiar browser behaviour that I thought was worth mentioning. Here’s the situation: The parent eleme
Allowing images to scale along with their container is an important part of responsive web design (and was so even before the term “responsive web design” existed). It’s really quite easy – al
W3C | Web Standards
The HTML Working Group has published a Group Note of A transcript extension for HTML. This document describes an extension to HTML which explicitly identifies a transcript linked to a media object suc
The Web Performance Working Group has published a Working Draft of Frame Timing, which now uses a slow-only frames strategy. This specification defines an interface for web applications to access runt
The Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines Working Group has published a W3C Recommendation of Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines (ATAG) 2.0. ATAG 2.0 provides guidelines for designing web conte
The HTML Working Group has published a Proposed Recommendation of HTML Canvas 2D Context. This specification defines the 2D Context for the HTML canvas element. The 2D Context provides objects, method
The Web Applications Working Group has published a Working Draft of Web Workers. This specification defines an API that allows Web application authors to spawn background workers running scripts in pa
CMS Wire | Content Management
It’s taken IT managers some time to recognize the impact of mobile devices in the workplace — and the reality that employees will use their phones, tablets and any other devices they can
Just about every executive who has heard the word “analytics” this year realizes that it is an essential for growing a business. But it’s really the word “dashboard&rdqu
Remember when you had to look in a book to find information? Or write a letter to communicate with a friend on the opposite side of the world? Yea, well — that was today for millions of
For me, it was the aha moment of the day. Nine hours of great talk about digital experience, including e-commerce and web content management systems, had passed. It all came together in the final ho
About a week from now, on Oct. 13, Microsoft will move SharePoint 2010 into Extended Support, a near-death mode that will continue until 2020. It's not inducing as much panic as the end of supp
Search Engine Watch | SEO
Allrecipes.com launched a new look last month, when the site became more social. Many users were angry about the change, though the company has seen more search share and social activity.
Google has recently stated that, if sites are outranked by others copying their content, it means there's a problem with the original site. Is this so?
Consider these solutions for optimizing SEO, if your site consistently struggles to rank for targeted searches in spite of all other efforts to comply with Google's algorithms.
Mobilegeddon doesn't seem to have had the impact some predicted, but a new study shows some small changes in the mobile search rankings.